Rail in Wales and the West

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DoubleTree by Hilton Bristol City Centre
Redcliffe Way
Bristol
BS1 6NJ
United Kingdom

Rail in Wales and the West

4th Friday Club Event

Sponsored By

     Porterbrook  Porterbrook

ABOUT RAIL IN WALES AND THE WEST

Our Rail in Wales and the West conference celebrates developments across this extensive area which is steeped in railway history. With the exciting plans in the new Wales and Borders franchise and continuing developments on the Western there is much to reflect on and look forward to.

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SCHEDULE

10.10 Introduction from the chair

10.15 Great Western prepares for the new era – Mark Hopwood, Managing Director, Great Western Railway

 

10.35 Improving the infrastructure – Michelle Handforth, Managing Director, Wales & Western, Network Rail (invited)

10.55 Luminate Traffic Management – Andy Jones, Resonate

11.15 Discussion

11.25 Coffee break

11.50 A new open access service for South Wales – Ian Yeowart, Managing Director, Grand Union Trains

12.10 Running a devolved railway – Jan Chaudhry van der Velde, Chief Operations Officer, TfW Rail

12.30 Strategic priorities for Wales Rail – Mark Barry, Professor of Practice in Connectivity, Cardiff University, and Strategic Advisor to  Transport for Wales

12.50 Discussion

13.00 Lunch  

14.20 Aggregates from Somerset – speaker TBA  

14.40 MetroWest moves forward – David Jarman, Rail Programme Manager, West of England Combined Authority

15.00 Revitalising the Temple Quarter, Simon Power, Planning Director, Mott MacDonald (invited)

15.20 Discussion

15.30 Conference closes. Optional walking tour, Temple Quarter.

TABLES AND SPONSORSHIP

For delegate places and sponsorship opportunities please contact Contact David Lane on 07795 031051 or dave@davidlanepublishing.co.uk